Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: BH | 2010-05-26 22:16 | 0 Comments

I'm a 30 year old male, diagnosed with seizures over 23 years ago. When I was younger they would be absent spells while awake, and gradually moved to grand-mal during sleep. My mother mentioned...

Created By: thebettles | 2010-05-25 02:34 | 1 Comment

I just wanted to send my love out to all the wives and husbands out there who have stuck around!

I have been reading posts for a few days now and I am amazed at how many couples are...

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Created By: Rainbowbrite | 2010-05-23 15:54 | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new to the site (have been reading quite a bit but this is my first post) and I was wondering if anyone knew if Vagus nerve stimulators could be used in people with bipolar disorder as...

Created By: Hewitts | 2010-05-11 06:58 | 0 Comments

I am new to this forum and I expect there are lots of references and posts from others interested in alternatives treatments.

 

I am the grandmother of a one year old...

Created By: katesisco | 2010-04-29 13:52 | 1 Comment

First ever seizure at 62 Thanksgiving day.  ER did EEG, MRI, thyroid untrasound. 

 

Neuro sent for 2nd EEG done 3.28.10   Two days now:  yesterday made financial mistake now...

Created By: Sunspyne | 2010-04-10 06:41 | 2 Comments

I'm extremly curious because I've always been intersted in Binaural beats, mostly before I got diagnoised with epilepsy.

I figured if it can alter brain waves and such it may be useful,...

Created By: artbycynthia | 2010-04-08 13:48 | 2 Comments
I have had been diagnosed with seizures for 25 years.  I do not use marijuana in my own therapy...
Created By: em239 | 2010-04-04 15:13 | 8 Comments

Our 4.5 y.o. son was just diagnosed with childhood absence epilepsy. We go back and forth every day about starting Depakote, which our ped neuro prefers over Ethosuximide and Lamictal. We're...

Created By: adamssa@uwec.edu | 2010-01-23 18:53 | 3 Comments

A link:

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/567073

 

Has anyone tried Vitamin D for their seizures, or anything...

Created By: lyzolari | 2010-01-16 15:13 | 0 Comments

Women Who Had Epilepsy While They Were Pregnant And Who Have Already Completed One Or More Pregnancies That Resulted In Giving Birth

The survey takes less than 10 minutes.

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Created By: JVerfenstein | 2009-12-27 08:16 | 0 Comments

Does anyone have information that high doses of Depakote lead to Vitamin depletion? Can Vitamin B6, the B Complex vitamns and Vitamin E help?

Created By: hhagen | 2009-12-09 16:39 | 4 Comments

Hi,

Does any body get muscle knots after a major seizure? I have found getting a sports massage concentrating on my neck & back helps. It hurts, but it's a good hurt. They develop...

Created By: Anji | 2009-12-06 14:12 | 5 Comments

Hello,

My dad has been practicing Ayurveda as a hobby for a long time. Recently we came across a teenager with epileptic seizures for the last 13 years which actually started when he was...

Created By: 3Hours2Live | 2009-10-10 05:55 | 1 Comment

Clean Epilepsy versus Dirty Epilepsy!!!

Trying to take the slogans out of the ACT protocol is difficult.  If the slogans are removed, or can't be translated into valid scientific...

Created By: mickey23 | 2009-09-07 17:06 | 3 Comments

Hello everyone,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 16, I am now 30 yrs old.  For the most part my seizures are under control.  I take tegretol to control them.  It has been the...

Created By: adamssa@uwec.edu | 2009-08-01 14:48 | 10 Comments

Has anyone tried this? How did it go. I've heard that having adjustments has helped some people dramatically.  I even read this in an epilepsy textbook online. On another website there was a...

Created By: Mimi3 | 2009-07-24 23:01 | 2 Comments

I was put into a medically induced coma 2 years ago when I went into status.  Although I made a full recovery, and my memory, verbal and cognitive skills are as sharp as they were, I still fill "...

Created By: xgi | 2009-05-07 13:15 | 1 Comment

 bill to legalize medical marijuana for seriously ill Minnesotans passed the State Senate on Wednesday. The bill prompted an hour of heated debate before passing the chamber by a vote of 36 to 28...

Created By: PanteraNera | 2009-04-28 13:48 | 1 Comment

Hi

I would like to start taking the Bach flower remedies, but I was wondering about the interaction with Topamax (200mg daily), since these remedies contain some alcohol. 

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Created By: DougInSanDiego | 2009-04-23 03:56 | 12 Comments

Hi there, I'm fairly new to this site, so you may have talked this issue to death already.  If so, please point me to the conversation.

I've been living with "episodes" for over 20 years...

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